Palm Tree’s shadow reaches northern Japan

'In the Shadow of the Palm Trees' gets festival kudos.
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As the Age attests, Wayne Cole-Janess is an indefatigable independent documentary filmmaker, who financed his observational Iraq project In the Shadow of the Palms by mortgaging his flat.

Since then, the fllm has sprouted financing badges by the AFC, FTO, FFC and the ABC – the usual cluster. And it has done quiet business in the film festivals with Perth Revelations, Munich documentary, the Commonwealth Film Festival and the Amnesty Festival.

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